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I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 29 People

    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens.

    My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we found out she had stage 2 colon cancer. My daughter is 2 and, he stays with my mother so I could work two jobs and take care of my girl friend. Then...
    1127KM 1127KM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer

    I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of them would have done anything to end their suffering. But for some reason, I want to be in their shoes. I love hospitals. I love the smell, the...
    alexissss alexissss 18-21 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    Help?

    i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have any ideas on how to hurt myself? i feel like that pain is easier...because its the only way anybody will...
    smoot100 smoot100 22-25 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    It's difficult for others to understand

    that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me laugh.No expectations. Thankfully my psychologist is helping me to understand it and talk to psychiast
    Jomail Jomail 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did

    I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer, pretended to be sick, asked people to be supportive during times of when he "went into surgery", etc. And then one day, his girlfriend (and my best friend) told me that...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    My friend admitted to me

    that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting everyone she knows out by pretending to be handicapped. How can I help her? She sits at home alone most of the day or comes...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1, 2014

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    I Have Munchausen

    I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let anybody know about my disorder but I want to have a surgery so bad! it hurts! have had three so far, but not because I faked...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's

    I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i love it, my heart stops with longing when I see an ambulance or someone go to the hospital, I fantasize over saying I have cancer, and was exited when i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach 13-15 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome.

    I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would have been a bigger more long term infection. I feel jealous when I read about cancer patients suffering and wish I could be among those people. I...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99 13-15, F Jan 26, 2014

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    Im Only 16

    Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict raging in my mind, i dont know what to do.
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed

    obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting with either nothing or antibiotics (much to my dismay). Just a few weeks ago I was having a discussion with my mum as she was saying how...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood

    Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausen sydrome, I can not even pronounce this. As I sat in therapy with a ace bandage on my wrist from a fall I took I can do everything with my...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64 46-50 Apr 26, 2012

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    Need Advice

    I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills. Any advice?
    anonym333 anonym333 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    I'm only 24 and I'm having severe back pain. Has anyone with Larsen Syndrome had back pain that was diagnosed and treated? What can I do? From what I can tell my problem might...
    Coiraingeal Coiraingeal 22-25, F Apr 16

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    Hi I'm Chelsea. I was diagnosed with Duane Syndrome (Type 1) at a very early age as the first few weeks I was born were scary for my mom because she's told me about my left eye...
    lovelymoon11 lovelymoon11 18-21, F Apr 18

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    i wasnt going to write a story about this.... but i will just to share y story with people and hopefully i can maybe try to help people who have it too...
    Slothislife Slothislife 18-21, M 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have never admitted this, ever. I have almost constant craving for sand. I've been keeping this a secret from everyone I've ever known since I was a child. I know it causes me...
    LilllyAnnne LilllyAnnne 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I have the weirdest additions..I crave different smells,for example petrol,permanent markers,firelighters, mothballs, shoe polish,paint..I always love eating crunchy and powdery...
    Abigail321 Abigail321 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've only told my boyfriend of 4 years and another friend of my condition, I started chewing on the grit from nail files and then I started chewing glass, and then send and dirt...
    zonumira618 zonumira618 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have Asperger's and I thought meeting other people with aspergers would help me cope but it hasn't . It's like I can't even relate with those people because we're too alike , if...
    JoshRobin JoshRobin 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I just read how a lot of ppl love the smell of wet cement, when it rains. It arouses my pica. When I smell it I gotta have that smell in my mouth...dirt, drywall, and chalk.
    yummytummy610 yummytummy610 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have asperges, I hate it people always Judge me because I'm so quiet :(
    wisey86 wisey86 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I'm a newbie! My daughter who is 17 has been diagnosed with POTS. Can anyone give me any pointers? She has been on the couch in headache pain and faints often...
    jbusard jbusard 41-45, F Mar 30

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    Does anyone else suffer with blood pooling in their abdomen as a result of their POTS? If so what do you do to help it?
    justhollyjayne justhollyjayne 16-17, F Apr 12

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    I crave soap! I remember biting a bar of Irish Spring Sport when I was about twelve, but I really started craving it when I was pregnant in 2006. I would put a bar in water to get...
    somommy617 somommy617 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    aunt T, she is an excellent example of how we should get older. aunt T has AHD syndrome, called everything but not to be down syndrome. Always on the top. She, being seventy-seven...
    redribbonbook redribbonbook 46-50 Mar 31

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    I am currently beside myself! I think my partner (and father of my 17month old) has Asperger's Syndrome. We are currently separated but "trying to work it out" except he insists...
    graciesplayground graciesplayground 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Hi there Aspies! I'm currently working on a short presentation about MDD (Maladaptive Daydreaming Disorder) and I've came to the point where I have to describe what are the usual...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Hi I am wondering if others have experienced that their spouse is asexual due to the syndrome ? This is my first time writing here. Thank you
    v636 v636 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm currently in the process of analyzing some videos for my psychology class. The videos are the videos of dysfunctional families with young children that keep screaming for...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    So, I went to see my doctor today and he suggested that I might have Asperger's syndrome. I don't really know much about it, so was hoping someone on here could enlighten me...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I have Alice In Wonderland Syndrome, I didn't know I had it until a few years ago. when I was a kid things would get big and sometimes everything just speeded up everything around...
    AwesomePossum117 AwesomePossum117 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been diagnosed with SMA syndrome for a year. I started experiencing symptoms at 16. I was an incredibly stressed student. I was constantly studying and taking AP classes. When...
    jfletcher jfletcher 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I found this image about this anime "Parasite" or "Parasyte", I think it's called both ways, I just end watching the anime and I remember thinking about the parasites like Asperger...
    SusAssasins SusAssasins 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed in September 2015. over the years it's been firbromyalgia, restless legs, neck and back problems. This year was given a bisopy. I was positive for small fiber...
    jmjkpl jmjkpl 56-60, M Mar 28

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    Hello Everyone! I'm currently 16 years old, 7 months ago I was going school, hanging out with my friends and living life to the fullest! But now everyday is a struggle. I don't go...
    amandas1011 amandas1011 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    For as long as I can remember I had felt....a little different than others. I didn't care about most things. I didn't want or need much social activities. I had, and still have, a...
    secretlyhonest1 secretlyhonest1 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Just diagnosed this week although they called it neuralgic amyotrophy. I believe there is another name for it as well, do you know? Does this all mean our immune system has...
    tickatocken tickatocken 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I never really understood why I acted the way I acted and said some of the things I said until I was diagnosed . I never knew why most of my relationships never worked out and why...
    JoshRobin JoshRobin 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I recently realised that I had never been able to feel what others feel. i feel bad for people, but I can't put myself in their shoes... when I see someone crying I generally...
    loafemon1 loafemon1 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I met Pete nine years ago and the first year was just the best ... After that it just got more n more bad ... I realised he wasn't who I thought he was and when I lost my job he...
    pammyorion pammyorion 41-45, F Mar 30

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